NUMBER AND PERCENT OF NC RESIDENT BIRTHS DELIVERED BY GESTATION
2014-2018

  GESTATION TOTAL
Less than 37 weeks (Preterm) 37+ Weeks Unknown
N PERCENT N PERCENT N PERCENT N
NORTH CAROLINA 61572 10.2 539674 89.7 349 0.1 601595
COUNTY OF RESIDENCE: 1003 10.8 8297 89.2 2 0.0 9302
ALAMANCE
ALEXANDER 154 8.8 1603 91.2 1 0.1 1758
ALLEGHANY 48 9.8 443 90.2 0 0.0 491
ANSON 159 12.7 1091 87.1 2 0.2 1252
ASHE 109 10.3 952 89.7 0 0.0 1061
AVERY 87 12.8 594 87.1 1 0.1 682
BEAUFORT 257 11.4 1992 88.5 1 0.0 2250
BERTIE 109 12.5 764 87.5 0 0.0 873
BLADEN 206 11.8 1537 88.2 0 0.0 1743
BRUNSWICK 529 10.3 4586 89.6 3 0.1 5118
BUNCOMBE 1245 9.8 11420 90.1 5 0.0 12670
BURKE 450 10.1 4015 89.7 11 0.2 4476
CABARRUS 1197 9.7 11167 90.3 8 0.1 12372
CALDWELL 409 10.2 3598 89.7 3 0.1 4010
CAMDEN 40 8.6 424 91.2 1 0.2 465
CARTERET 264 9.4 2542 90.6 1 0.0 2807
CASWELL 122 11.9 904 88.1 0 0.0 1026
CATAWBA 791 9.2 7764 90.6 14 0.2 8569
CHATHAM 329 10.2 2896 89.7 3 0.1 3228
CHEROKEE 150 12.8 1018 87.2 0 0.0 1168
CHOWAN 73 10.7 607 89.3 0 0.0 680
CLAY 50 11.5 384 88.5 0 0.0 434
CLEVELAND 621 11.4 4802 88.5 2 0.0 5425
COLUMBUS 338 11.5 2605 88.5 2 0.1 2945
CRAVEN 664 9.3 6448 90.6 4 0.1 7116
CUMBERLAND 3150 11.5 24298 88.5 19 0.1 27467
CURRITUCK 141 10.8 1160 89.1 1 0.1 1302
DARE 159 9.5 1521 90.5 0 0.0 1680
DAVIDSON 1047 11.9 7740 88.1 2 0.0 8789
DAVIE 182 9.4 1754 90.6 0 0.0 1936
DUPLIN 337 9.4 3245 90.5 4 0.1 3586
DURHAM 2047 9.6 19346 90.3 20 0.1 21413
EDGECOMBE 370 12.2 2660 87.8 0 0.0 3030
FORSYTH 2586 11.7 19491 88.3 8 0.0 22085
FRANKLIN 361 10.3 3124 89.6 3 0.1 3488
GASTON 1261 9.9 11415 89.9 20 0.2 12696
GATES 85 16.4 432 83.4 1 0.2 518
GRAHAM 45 11.1 362 88.9 0 0.0 407
GRANVILLE 297 10.3 2589 89.6 4 0.1 2890
GREENE 131 12.6 906 87.4 0 0.0 1037
GUILFORD 3295 10.7 27457 89.2 19 0.1 30771
HALIFAX 378 13.2 2477 86.7 1 0.0 2856
HARNETT 947 10.1 8428 89.9 2 0.0 9377
HAYWOOD 316 10.8 2616 89.2 1 0.0 2933
HENDERSON 527 9.8 4874 90.2 0 0.0 5401
HERTFORD 141 12.3 1002 87.5 2 0.2 1145
HOKE 460 10.1 4105 89.9 0 0.0 4565
HYDE 12 6.2 182 93.8 0 0.0 194
IREDELL 901 9.6 8471 90.3 6 0.1 9378
JACKSON 213 11.0 1716 89.0 0 0.0 1929
JOHNSTON 1084 9.4 10416 90.5 7 0.1 11507
JONES 48 10.2 423 89.6 1 0.2 472
LEE 420 10.8 3445 88.9 9 0.2 3874
LENOIR 356 11.1 2843 88.8 2 0.1 3201
LINCOLN 403 9.9 3674 90.1 2 0.0 4079
MCDOWELL 266 11.8 1988 88.2 1 0.0 2255
MACON 206 12.2 1485 87.7 2 0.1 1693
MADISON 113 11.0 910 88.9 1 0.1 1024
MARTIN 144 11.7 1085 88.2 1 0.1 1230
MECKLENBURG 7310 9.9 66201 90.0 22 0.0 73533
MITCHELL 89 12.4 628 87.5 1 0.1 718
MONTGOMERY 166 11.2 1311 88.7 1 0.1 1478
MOORE 535 9.7 4948 90.1 7 0.1 5490
NASH 531 10.1 4722 89.8 6 0.1 5259
NEW HANOVER 1136 10.1 10102 89.8 9 0.1 11247
NORTHAMPTON 103 11.3 810 88.7 0 0.0 913
ONSLOW 1752 8.6 18727 91.4 3 0.0 20482
ORANGE 516 8.7 5381 91.2 4 0.1 5901
PAMLICO 48 11.0 388 89.0 0 0.0 436
PASQUOTANK 262 10.7 2191 89.3 1 0.0 2454
PENDER 378 11.9 2800 88.0 3 0.1 3181
PERQUIMANS 46 7.6 556 92.2 1 0.2 603
PERSON 203 9.8 1877 90.2 2 0.1 2082
PITT 1247 11.9 9195 88.0 5 0.0 10447
POLK 78 10.5 668 89.5 0 0.0 746
RANDOLPH 784 10.0 7066 89.9 7 0.1 7857
RICHMOND 347 12.8 2359 87.1 2 0.1 2708
ROBESON 975 11.0 7868 88.9 3 0.0 8846
ROCKINGHAM 493 10.8 4082 89.2 3 0.1 4578
ROWAN 827 10.4 7150 89.5 8 0.1 7985
RUTHERFORD 320 9.5 3034 90.4 1 0.0 3355
SAMPSON 432 10.4 3730 89.5 6 0.1 4168
SCOTLAND 261 11.7 1973 88.2 2 0.1 2236
STANLY 418 12.0 3074 88.0 2 0.1 3494
STOKES 224 11.2 1769 88.8 0 0.0 1993
SURRY 358 9.6 3368 90.4 0 0.0 3726
SWAIN 103 11.7 778 88.3 0 0.0 881
TRANSYLVANIA 142 10.5 1211 89.3 3 0.2 1356
TYRRELL 9 4.4 192 94.6 2 1.0 203
UNION 1101 9.2 10888 90.8 1 0.0 11990
VANCE 341 12.3 2431 87.5 5 0.2 2777
WAKE 5756 9.0 58006 90.9 22 0.0 63784
WARREN 108 12.1 788 87.9 0 0.0 896
WASHINGTON 70 11.2 553 88.6 1 0.2 624
WATAUGA 209 11.3 1632 88.5 3 0.2 1844
WAYNE 840 10.2 7392 89.8 0 0.0 8232
WILKES 388 11.3 3050 88.6 3 0.1 3441
WILSON 546 11.4 4235 88.5 5 0.1 4786
YADKIN 183 9.8 1689 90.1 2 0.1 1874
YANCEY 104 12.1 758 87.9 0 0.0 862

PREPARED BY NC-DHHS STATE CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS
NOTE: RATES BASED ON SMALL NUMBERS (FEWER THAN 20 CASES)
ARE UNSTABLE AND SHOULD BE INTERPRETED WITH CAUTION
*NOTE: OBSTETRIC ESTIMATE OF GESTATION IS NOW USED TO BE CONSISTENT WITH
NATIONAL CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS GUIDELINES